Washington names Martin Mayview as new general manager, giving Marty Hearn an executive role


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Days after finalizing a deal with longtime Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hearn for allegedly running his own front office, the Washington football team has slightly reversed course and Martin before the 2021 season. Mayhew was named his GM, the team announced. Hearn will next be named executive vice president of football / player personnel according to Adam Scamper. ESPN, But it is Mayhew, the former San Francisco 49ers executive and ex-NFL cornerback, who will now lead the team along with coach Ron Rivera.

“Martin is a proven general manager who will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization,” River said in an official statement. “He will be an integral part of daily football operations and will give me an opportunity to focus more on coaching. He impressed both himself and Mr. Snyder during the interview process and we both believe he will be a tremendous fit here.” A man of high character and integrity and as a member of the Super Bowl Championship team in 1991 was part of the rich history and tradition of this great franchise. “

Previous reports indicated that the 55-year-old Mevez would join Washington in an executive role, but not as GM. After four seasons with the 49ers, serving as both a senior personnel executive and player personnel vice president, he became the first official GM in Washington after Bruce Allen, who was in his final years as the team’s president in the franchise. Dropped the title with. He is also the third minority GM to be hired during 2021, after Brad Holmes and Terry Fontenot.

Meuse spent nine seasons playing in the NFL as a sophomore, including 1989–1992 with Washington, a stretch that included a Super Bowl title in 1991. His front-office career began in 2000, as director of football administration since the revived (and re-sold) XFL. From 2001-2015, he boarded Detroit’s Lions personnel team, going from senior vice president and assistant GM before becoming GM of Detroit – a role he held for eight seasons. After a year with the New York Giants, he joined the Niners, working with GM John Lynch during a recent NFC run in San Francisco.

The Lions made the playoffs in two of the eight seasons of the Lions GM as the Lions GM from 2008–2015, going a combined 47–81, including 0–16 in their first year in the front office.

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